ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

Higher Ed News Roundup: Going to Court

October 1, 2014 by ACTA

ACTA has filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court calling on SCOTUS to reaffirm the private non-delegation doctrine and detailing the dubious constitutionality of college accreditors' authority.

Thomas Lindsay highlights the disturbing findings of Arum and Roksa's new study of college graduates "adrift."

The DOE has announced the winners of millions in federal "innovation grants."

Is college Greek life under threat?

Accountability for higher ed takes a hit in the courts.

Last week, the National Association of Scholars hosted a screening of Ivory Tower, a new expose of the troubles plaguing higher ed. Check out a re-cap of the event here.

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